Konami Lets Customers Test Drive Mobile Content
Innovative "Try Before You Buy" Lets Buyers Explore Fast & Free
Los Angeles, CA -- Dec 18, 2006 -- Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced the launch of a test drive program for mobile entertainment products via a cutting-edge proprietary technology that enables customers to try out games and other mobile entertainment content before purchasing and downloading it to their phone. Developed by Konami's internal studio, the emulator is just the latest addition to the Konami Mobile Portal ( http://www.konamimobile.com/), an online entertainment destination offering easy and speedy access to the hottest mobile content, as well as exclusive news and features. The Portal features all of Konami's best-selling mobile games and signature brands.
"Our customers appreciate being able to browse and sample the wide variety of products," commented Joe Morris, vice president, mobile content, Konami Digital Entertainment. "Once they do decide to buy, the speed of our store is unparalleled, with most customers receiving the content an average of 90 seconds after choosing it."
"Additionally, the Konami Mobile Portal allows us to develop an ongoing relationship with our customers," Morris continued. "We're committed to developing new ways of making the mobile experience easier and more enjoyable, and other companies are finding ways to use our technologies for a variety of applications beyond gaming."
The Konami Mobile Portal currently supports most popular handsets from the major carriers, and more handsets are continually added. For BREW customers, Konami facilitates access to content developed especially for them.
Click here to visit the Konami Mobile Portal.
Konami is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties. Konami's titles include the popular franchises Metal Gear Solid®, Silent Hill®, Dance Dance Revolution® and Castlevania®, among other top sellers. The latest information about Konami can be found on the Web at www.konami.com. Konami Corporation is a publicly traded company based in Tokyo, Japan with subsidiary offices, Konami Digital Entertainment, Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. in the United States and Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany. Konami Corporation is traded in the United States on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol KNM. Details of the products published by Konami can be found at www.konami.com.